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It started in the mountains

Joy Lucas

It started in the mountains

a history of Pacific Northwest ski instructors

by Joy Lucas

  • 183 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Professional Ski Instructors of America-NW in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Coaching
    • Subjects:
    • Pacific Northwest Ski Instructors Association -- History.,
    • Professional Ski Instructors of America-NW -- History.,
    • Skis and skiing -- Coaching -- Northwest, Pacific -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joy Lucas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV854.5.N58 K83 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 153 p. :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL820897M
      ISBN 100965052303
      LC Control Number95073084
      OCLC/WorldCa34995873

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